Our EWMC Chapter recently hosted a coat drive for the homeless and Vets going through housing transition. As part of EWMC’s National Day of Service, we served the US Vets Organization and reached out to a local homeless youth organization.
Our chapter has had quite a busy 4thquarter this year. In October we had our annual dinner dance where we honored Sherilyn Wright, Executive Assistant to the International President, and our very own Lacey Cox, LU25 Executive Board and Chapter Executive Board member. It was a fun filled night with representatives from many neighboring ibew unions in attendance.
On August 4th Northeast Florida EWMC 177 put on our 2nd Annual Back to School Book Bag Giveaway. This community outreach effort was headed by Brother Willie Baldwin,as he took on the task of coordinating all the logistics within the community we intended to serve.
So far this year we have had an Easter egg hunt for the families in our local 113 on March 24th. It was a great success, with food, drinks, and fun games for the kids. On August 28th we did a fundraiser by which we did a Cripple Creek Night. For this we got a charter bus charged a little bit of money and did a raffle at the end of the night for a free night stay in Cripple Creek.
June 16, 2018: The EWMC - Greater Toledo Chapter participated in the Cultivate Community Project in Monroe Michigan... This project was a neighborhood revitilization project for the elderly... We hlped 25 families in the upkeep of their homes and lawns...
August 11-12: The EWMC - Greater Toledo Chapter participated in the River Raisin Jazz Fesetival.
This is a list of a few of the things that we have done recently and what we have scheduled for upcoming events. First and foremost we are actively participating with local school districts to promote careers in the Electrical Industry. We have a solar trailer that we take out to the schools and use it to educate students.
The Chicago Chapter has enjoyed a Busy 2018 while participating in various community outreach efforts as well as working to achieve several of the EWMC Chapter Challenges.
Notably the Chapter has been involved in several Career Day events at three Local High Schools, developing a prison to work re-entry partnership, as well as mentoring students and younger workers.
Mission Statement: The LU 18 of EWMC of Los Angeles, CA pledges to embrace the diversity of our membership and our community. We will provide leadership and training opportunities for our member leaders through projects that uplift others, and give back to the community.
EWMC of Southeastern Michigan
June 8, 2018 – EWMC of Southeastern MI – The next monthly meeting for the chapter will be on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm at Local 252 in Ann Arbor.
Our next scheduled day to help out with the Wobbly Kitchen at Cass Park is on Sunday, June 24, 2018. We will be preparing ribs in honor of the 4th of July holiday.
Local 357 EWMC Chapter was recently recognized for their work at their local US Vets facility. EWMC has been volunteering at one of the housing units for veterans. We have gone out and done some work as well as just spent time talking, listening and thanking them for their service. We have provided lunch and dinner on occasions as well.
Gus Miller Chapter
In trying to promote even more solidarity between the chapter and our local, starting in May, we began to prepare and serve the meals for both the sound & communication unit and general membership meetings. The month of June, our chapter was involved in a number of things.
Our Newly formed chapter is excited and ready for the call to action. We are committed to have a chapter which will focus on helping to enrich our IBEW members’ lives using the principals the EWMC was founded under. A mission of Inclusion, in a world that looks to divide, We strive to bring together, and take the challenge further by making a difference in Our Communities.